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  FOX Business    Lou Dobbs Tonight    News/Business. Lou Dobbs. The journalist offers his  
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    September 25, 2012
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but selling them up to fail is no answer either. of the mouth. they will have the rest of their lives to be stressed out over expectations. that affects any to make money. lets them, kindergarten. that's my "2 cents more." that's it for tonight "the willis report." thank you for being here. i'm cheryl casone in for lou dobbs. have a good night. ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. i'm lou dobbs. radical islamic terrorist two weeks ago today assassinated the u.s. ambassador to libya and murdered three other americans, including two former seals who went to the ambassador's aide and died defending against the terrorist attack. christopher stephens was the first american ambassador to be killed since 1979. today president obama,
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memorialized ambassador stevens in a speech to the united nations general assembly. a speech in which the president did not say the words assassination, murder, or terrorism in relation to the ambassador's death. the president is once again blamed the terrorist strike against our consulates and the murders of four americans on a low-budget amateurish, anti-islam, almost 14-minute-long youtube video that had been on line for months before the attack. >> in every country there are those who find different religious beliefs threatening. that is what we saw play out in the last two weeks. the crude and disgusting video that sparked outrage throughout the muslim world. lou: the president did brave the assault on citizenry and blasted
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a run for propping up the regime is, supporting terrorism, and for refusing to prove that their nuclear ambitions are peaceful. >> just as it restrains the rights of its own people the iranian government continues to prop up the dictator in damascus and supports terrorist groups abroad. time and again it has failed to take the up today to demonstrate that its nuclear program is peaceful. meeting the obligations to the united nations. that is why the united states will do what we must to prevent a run from obtaining a nuclear weapon. lou: the president was careful in his language. radical islam not mentioned once in his speech even though there is convincing evidence and a consensus that it was not an attack carried out by terrorists with links by al qaeda if not led by al qaeda. president obama did defend israel in the context of the 2-dissolution the palestine. president obama did not use the
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word allied to it specifically describe our relationship with the jewish state. the president refused one-on-one meetings with any of the world leaders. this is the same man who, as a candidate, pledged to, more than four years ago, the with our enemies without preconditions. he criticized the bush administration's unilateralism. >> the notion that i am not talking to countries is punishment to them which has been the guiding diplomatic principle of this administration is ridiculous. lou: we will be examining the guiding principles of president obama's foreign-policy tonight with armed services committee member congressman randy forms of virginia. also economist, author detailing what he calls the to obama's. wall street legend michael holland on today's triple digit reversal of fortunes on wall street. president obama was the headliner at the united nations. governor romney was a new york.
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speaking at the clinton global initiative. the republican nominee did not miss an opportunity to criticize the president's reaction to the anti-american sentiment that has swept the muslim world. fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry with our report. >> reporter: after days of anti-american violence burning all across the muslim world, the iranian military pledged -- flex its muscles by unveiling a new drug they claim against the in the air for 24 hours and fly over 1100 miles, enough to reach israel and various u.s. military bases throughout the mideast. as the tensions grow new york city posted to presidential nominees of ring to vastly different visions. president obama address the general assembly and suggested he has little ability to shapeless happening on the ground. >> as we can solve every problem and the world the united states has not and will not seek to dictate the outcome of a democratic transitions abroad.
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>> reporter: a few minutes earlier republican mitt romney appeared with former president bill clinton at the initiative and accused mr. obama sitting on the sidelines while the mideast unravels. >> syria has witnessed the killing of tens of thousands of people. the president of egypt is a member of the muslim brotherhood ambassador in libya was assassinated in a terrorist attack. moving toward nuclear weapons capability. we saw a field at the mercy of events rather than shaping events. >> reporter: the president did not call it a terrorist attack. an assault not just on america but the values of the un and declared he understands why and anti muslim video in planned some. >> we are home to muslims worship across our country. we not only respect the freedom of religion but have laws that protect individuals from being harmed.
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>> reporter: advancing the nuclear program and test firing four missiles designed to hit warships the president insisted his policy is not containment. >> make no mistake, not a challenge that can be contained. it would threaten the elimination of israel which is why a coalition of countries is holding the iranian government accountable. that is what the united states will do what we must still prevent a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: despite that threat the president again asked for more time to let sanctions work. only another year has passed since the use the same form of the un to demand tehran shape up >> of the iranian government cannot demonstrate the this program is peaceful and has not met its obligations and rejects offers that were provided with peaceful the clear power. >> reporter: this is why israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is warning the world is running out of time. republicans have blasted the president for not meeting with netanyahu or any other world leaders here one on one. the first lady had time to get
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it up on abc. >> he had a few minutes in this schedule. >> i'm supposed to be eye candy here for you guys. >> reporter: the president does not seem to be letting the text it to him. chicken with a security guard about a local pro football team on his way out of the un. there had been speculation the president might meet with benjamin netanyahu back in washington on friday, but the white house says that is not going to happen. secretary of state clinton will meet with the prime minister. lou: thank you very much. our next guest says the president is failing to leave and instead of discussing the issue of terrorism we focused on the entire muslim film before the general assembly. joining us now, congressman randy forms of virginia, member of the armed services committee, member of the house judiciary committee.
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>> a season of progress when you're talking about an ambassador's wife being brutally taken. flags being burned. and i don't know what touchdown the president is using to measure, but when he continues to think that and so causes this is a single fund that the assisted that have anything to do with him i think he is missing at the real issue here. lou: it is astonishing that there was no discussion of radical islamist terrorism specifically. it is also, to me at least, peculiar that he talked about modern technology, no way to constrain communication and see, if you will, preached to the gathered assembly there. the language seems very free, he has not advanced toward china which has the strength technology and communication and certainly not in the name of freedom.
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>> that's true, and the other thing, the biggest this trend is when people across the world realize that america has strength and will be there to protect our diplomats and protect their embassies. they see they can push us around and all that will do is blame it on what they are blaming it on, i think that's just encourages them to do more of these actions lou: cover romney in new york today give a very good speech before the clinton initiative, but it was one that, frankly, was somewhat discordant because it was not relevant to the foreign policy issues being discussed by the leader of the free world and the commander in chief. what is your reaction? >> i think that mitt romney is in a position to win this presidential race. i think it is very important that he stop acting like a candidate and start acting like the president of the united states. what i would have had him do today is be meeting with these four leaders as the president refused to do and give that differentiation between the
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president of the united states sitting there on a talk show talking about being eye candy and having mitt romney meeting with leaders to try and solve these problems. that is what will be hit -- see him do. lou: and yet, and yet president obama, despite brushing aside the prime minister, despite just simply refusing to meet with any number of the leaders who one would have believed, as we pointed out, are from that statement by the candid obama some five years ago, really. it just makes no sense, what is happening here that suddenly the campaign takes priority over the business of state. >> well -- lou: and there is no comment in the mainstream media. >> well, the mainstream media has totally brushed anything this president has done a side of what is becoming more and more clear, this president's policies on the economy have failed and failed miserably. if he is reelected we will have
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four more years. now it is becoming more and more clear that his foreign policy is crumbling around the world, and is not just the middle east. people are missile defense systems out of europe to appease russians. they spend $700 billion more on defense. he has tried to appease the chinese. they are expanding their sovereignty claims a round the world. the middle east policy is crumbling around it. america needs leaders. right now the only opportunity we will have is president romney. i hope you will see that. lou: thank you for being here. >> thank you. good to be with you. lou: much more on the president's speech to the united nations general assembly straight ahead. ♪ >> president obama has the lead in almost all national polls, but his lead varies widely. why? which poll should we believe? chain in green with our report. consumer confidence sores. home prices rise. the dow jones industrials take a
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triple digit dice. what is behind the south of? wall street legend michael holland with the answers next. [ owner ] i need to expand
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well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. ♪ lou: months of gains on wall street, a significant move to the downside. is it something that we should be allowed concerned about? wall street legend michael holland joins us in minutes. on wall street, the worst sell-off in three months. the data as industrials down 101
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points. the s&p 15, nasdaq 43. stocks erasing earlier gains. federal reserve bank president charles prosser said qe3 will likely fall short of its goals. along with the caterpillar not helping either. cutting outlook through 2015 because of weak global economic growth. caterpillar shares down more than 4% on the day. encouraging economic news. all prices up over 1 percent in july compared to the same month a year ago. the second straight year of gains after two years without a gain. that's the way that works. a gauge of consumer confidence jumping to a seven month high. we'll take it. joining as now, michael holland. great to have you here. >> great to be here. lou: well -- >> i wanted thank you for laughing when you used the word legend. lou: i mean that sincerely. i'll charge you later. but the fact is, this little bit
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today seems a little different. the atmosphere seems a little different than what we experience through the summer. >> absolutely. you had this monster move. the viewers are not aware. if you ask most people, most people are not in that market. they presumed stocks have not done well because the economy is not the wall. stocks because of the bernanke have done extremely well. he said a couple of years ago, i'm doing this qe stuff that he is talking about to get stocks of. if i get stocks of people feel better. some prices go up. if they feel more they will buy more and build things that we will have more jobs. congress is not doing it. the administration is not doing it, someone has to. that has been helping stocks. his most recent round of stuff, even his own talking heads, as you refer to today, i don't think it's going to work. who knows? lou: and sort of it seems a bit cavalier that the fed presidents is holding forth, you know, the
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views, but that's fine. also, one can accuse him of being dishonest because there is a reason to question whether it will work because we have never done this before. never had a fed chairman this adventuress. also at the same time it begs a question, how much trouble are we in? shortly ben bernanke would not have taken this extraordinary and unprecedented step of monetary easing -- >> before the election. lou: before the election if he did not think that he was anticipating a reality that has not presented itself yet. >> and that was a problem with the comment today from the fed had his beaucoup said, i don't think it's going to work. his boss, ben bernanke, saying, things are really ugly. i have the numbers. i think that probably we should do something now because it is serious. lou: always put that away. whether it is serious the fact
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of the matter is this housing market looks like it is offering some support. but when you look at the broader , macro economic reality you have to question even whether this is an illusion. i think -- >> it is not inconsistent to look at the housing market. going down so low for so long with interest rates so low. people have to live somewhere. iran has moved up. housing may have bottomed out. it does not mean we will have a bull market in housing. having said that, the economic numbers you talked about when you are reporting, can amount to a caterpillar, they have the world view. intel came up. lou: fedex. >> fedex. the company's i listened to, of washington. they say come made a good. i was in china last week. it a good over there. lou: of course moving overseas. china where there is every suggestion, one of the newest
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from china, is there a sense that they are moving toward even greater slowing? >> talking to people on the ground once again, we listened to fedex and intel, talking to people, run businesses. what they're saying is they think the third quarter will mark the low point for the year. the fourth quarter up a little bit and throughout 2013 a little bit better, little bit better. for them is much better than what we have. seven, seven and a half, maybe six and a half% in the third quarter. we're talking one and 2%. let's be clear. the second-largest economy, so they're still doing very well. inflation unfortunately. they think we hit the low point in the second quarter. they have a problem with inflation. lou: and in europe for crying out loud watching something of a modest rally in the euro. even as spain borrowing costs go up, we watch mobs demonstrating in rioting against austerity
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measures. the euro is suddenly rallying in the face of what is clearly a crisis for all of you. >> once again, people are betting that the central bank or the ecb will be able to do what ben bernanke has done which is stem the tide that has been going out. so hopes are pinned on that. perhaps people in italy and germany will be able to figure out things in france. if politics will keep them from making this work a little bit. right now it gets uglier by the day. a little bit of progress and get stuck back. lou: and even their elected officials stop wanting any part of the future in the case of italy, for example. saying, no thanks. i will be running. you guys figure this out. lou: take burlesque on the back again. lou: well, if nothing else, it's good for entertainment.
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thank you so much michael holland. up next, we are awash in presidential polls, but they all have somewhat different numbers. that direction -- are we supposed to look at the trend or try to figure out which is the most reliable? we have chosen to do the latter. shannon green with our live report next. later, michelle obama nutritional school lunches, oh, man. the kids are not liking the first lady's idea of what is nutritious. it is a revolt. details straight ahead. ♪
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♪ lou: the presidential polls have
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the candid it's running just about even for months now. both candid it's leading or trailing at one point or another, but how much confidence should voters have when looking at these electoral snapshots and their accuracy? fox news correspondents in agree with our report. >> i know people obviously think of polls as being forecast, but from a professional standard, they're not. >> reporter: posters across the spectrum say there are limits to the of permission to produce. polls simply capture a single moment in time, not predict the future. note to sampling groups are ever the same, and there are multiple methods of interpretation. there is, however, across the border agreement that the 2012 electorate will be markedly different than 2008 with youngbear and minority voters less enthusiastic and less likely to show up this time around. >> it is true that 2012 will be different in 2008, but it is also true that if you try to
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base your 2008 models of the 2004, that would not have worked either. >> reporter: reputable polling operations focused first on putting together a demographic sample that meant the -- matches what we know about the u.s. population, gender, race, income level. once that is set pollsters asked respondents about which party they feel most aligned with, not they're party registration. in recent weeks many experts say they have been able to quantify a shift by independents into the democrat's column. they have been on a bit of a roller-coaster ride with president obama, initially giving him high approval ratings but then -- >> to the deaths of two dozen 11 when they were strongly against him. now we're at a point where most unaffiliated voters do not approve of the president. hostility is not quite as strong as it was a year ago. >> reporter: experts caution that september polling numbers are notoriously volatile. the october debates still to come. while the discussion continues about whether americans party preference has truly shifted our
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weather too many democrats are being included in recent samplings, strategists say the gop should ease the recent less than ideal numbers to their advantage. >> spyware the republicans of look at this as a big warning sign. it's 40 days out or so. you have time to do something about it. if you start to deny, deny it does not change the problem. >> reporter: what is the impact of the various "-- poll numbers to back it affects the willingness of donors to give and volunteers excitement about showing of to make calls and go door to door. things that could make all the difference in a presidential race as tight as this year's. lou: what is the influence of these polls on the media that is reporting to back. >> reporter: it's interesting. i put that question to a longtime democratic strategist and pollster. here is what he told me. they often give the media the narrative they are already looking for. in his words he said, the mainstream media is constantly trying to portray president
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obama's reelection as inevitable . also told me he has real doubts about whether they would treat romney the same way. we'll see. lou: the most recent comments from the obama campaign work as it tightened here over the last few days, particularly in some of the swing states, don't pay attention to the polls. we hear this in cycles, it seems, from the two campaigns. shannon green, as always, thank you very much. a lot more on the significance of these polls and taking that up with the "a-team" next.
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everyone in the nicu, all the nurses wanted to watch him when he was there 118 days. everything that you thought was important to you changes in light of having a child that needs you every moment.
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i wouldn't trade him for the world. who matters most to you says the most about you. massmutual is owned by our policyholders so they matter most to us. if you're caring for a child with special needs, our innovative special care program offers strategies that can help. lou: the obama administration apparently no longer content to simply raise taxes in this country. speaking to the global initiative, the clinton global initiative yesterday secretary of state hillary clinton on raising taxes on the wealthy. >> one of the issues that i have been preaching about around the world is collecting taxes in an equitable manner, especially
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from the elites in every country. around the world the elites of every country are making money. there are rich people everywhere . yet they do not contribute to the growth of their own countries. lou: rich everywhere. well, secretary clinton, we know it is called the clinton global initiative, but taxes for the entire globe. not a modest initiative, certainly. secretary of state hillary clinton. my next guest says instead of comparing president obama with governor romney, it's more revealing to compare obama with obama contrasting his record versus his rhetoric starting with his pledge to create more transparency in government. joining a senior fellow with the hoover institution and author of this recent. [talking over each other]
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-- recent essay trickle-down theory and syndicated columnist. great to have you with this. let's start with -- i love the idea of obama being obama. as you put it, the idea that the transparency, he was going to open this government up. something quite different as happened. >> oh, absolutely. i think the classic is the obamacare. far from being presented to the public for several days and the internet as he said he would was rushed through congress so fast that even the congressman admitted they had not had time to read it. they pass it and let it go. it's one of many great contrast between what he said he was going to do and what he actually did. lou: now there is, at least in the offing, the prospect of obama, should he win a second term. how reliable is this man in doing what he says he's going to
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do in your judgment? >> i think you would have a better batting average if you took the opposite of what he said as what he was going to do. what is scary is if he is reelected he will probably have at least one and probably a couple supreme court nominations to make. end as he has said it is off the record comments of the russian president, he will no longer have to face the voters again. considering how willful he has been thus far, can you imagine if he does not have to care what the voters say the more? he can do all kinds of things. i know of no way to stop them short of impeachment or a military coup. lou: as you have written, the idea that this man who seemed in some respects to embrace every facet of american government and our constitutional republic suddenly is ruling by fiat with
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almost no comment from the national liberal media. it is stunning, and this seems to be the reaction amongst the electorate. >> i know. i cannot think of any president in my lifetime one with the possible exception of franklin d. roosevelt early on who could do almost anything and have no complaints about it. but even fdr by the 1940's was getting a lot of heat from a lot of sources. this man seems and teflon. lou: teflon. you have written also that governor romney needs to understand very clearly that he has to attack the central charge of the obama campaign, and that is, he is all about the rich at the expense of the poor. how should he respond to that charge? >> first of all, people should stop believing that when you raise tax rates on anybody, rich or poor, that means you're going
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to give more tax revenue. there have been many cases, one is 1997, when they cut the capital gains tax, for example, and the amount of capital gains revenue that they received over the next four years went up from what the projections were under the old rate, almost twice what the projections have been under the old rate. people did not automatically pay whatever the tax rate is. there are so many ways ranging from tax-free municipal bonds to simply sending money to other countries that is very unlikely that the rich will be inconvenienced by raising tax rates on them. he will be hurt the most will undoubtedly be the people who are looking for jobs when the jobs have been driven out of the country to other countries to escape the high tax rates. by high, i don't mean by historic standards. i mean high compared to what they are at other countries. lou: thank you for being here. i hope he will come back soon.
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up next, of the material girl getting more than a little political on stage. not exactly politically correct. madonna bizarre call for support of president obama. you don't want to miss this coming up next. former economic adviser to president reagan, an economist arthur laugher, former pentagon official k. t. mcfarland on the middle east and, of course, the united nations. we're coming right back.
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♪ lou: there is a growing backlash among students against a new school lunch regulations, regulations that parents and children all across the country call too restrictive. under new standards put together and endorsed by first lady michele obama, a schoolers are limited to 850 calories at lunch, leaving a lot of students, we're told, very hungry.
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some afghans are so upset they made at parity music video where they pass out from hunger. in boston there are reports of a flourishing market, chocolate syrup. they're selling it by the dose. meanwhile, a national reading scores on the s.a.t. college entrance exam have plunged to their lowest level on record. let me repeat, the lowest ever. according to the college board, the average reading scores for high-school seniors was 4906 points out of 800. that is down one point from last year, 34 points below levels back in 1972. educational experts blame the decline on record numbers of students taking the test. are you kidding? the educators are that dumb? there it is. turning back to politics, one of the most liberal places in this country. hollywood does have all little love for governor romney. the republican presidential nominee managing to raise
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$6 million at a beverly hills fund-raiser saturday. now, that is only one-third of what george clooney helped president obama race at a fund-raiser earlier this summer, but its $2 million more than what jay-z race for the president recently in new york. it's a positive sign, but we are guessing it does not mean hollywood is, well, throwing over mr. obama and, well, endorsing the romney family values. too bad. well, speaking of liberal hollywood, producers of the block buster movie 2016, obama's america, clamming president obama supporters are sabotaging their movie. they have a good case. creators of the second highest pressing political documentary in history say they had to notify the fbi after someone illegally applauded the movie on youtube over the weekend. there were also false internet rumors that fox is was going to air the fall movie for free.
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as a result, the film took in less than a million dollars of the weekend, down 27% from the previous weekend. the fbi is investigating. we call the motion picture association of america for, because they have to be concerned about intellectual property rights and trademark of creativity. for some reason they have not gotten back to a set. we are waiting. we are waiting. we will probably be waiting for some time. meanwhile, president obama receiving a not so helpful endorsement from the elite of hollywood during a concert last night in washington. madonna took a moment to tell her fans to support president obama. [inaudible]
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lou: don't you love it when we see in popular culture the appeal to the highest common denominator. it's inspiring, really, isn't it? no word yet on whether -- well, there is no word yet on whether president obama appreciates the support. we're sure he does. the nfl is upholding the seattle seahawks controversial win against the green bay packers. the league admitted today that a game-winning touchdown last night was the result of a blown call buyout replacement referee who missed a blatant offensive pass interference penalty but not so blatant that he was obvious and not so obvious that he called it. the victory still stands. by the way, everyone was claiming that they were upset because they awarded the ball to the seattle receiver who landed with the ball jointly with the
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defender. guess what? now everybody is talking about the failure to make the call, including the nfl on the penalty. politicians and everybody seemingly joining in calls for the regular nfl referees to get back on the job. even president obama tweeting nfl fans on both sides of the aisle hope the ref lockout is subtle scent. that was a very, very sort of non-partisan, postcards and comment, but you think? in wisconsin governor scott walker even jumping into the union battle after catching a few hours of sleep. the packers game is just as painful. return the the real refs who are real union. it is a rare day when republicans and democrats agree on something and an even rare day when they agree with the lingerie football league which said, they have to fire nfl replacement arrives because they were not good enough for their lead.
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up next ralph nader offering a scathing criticism of president obama. it's about that time. forty days out from the election. somehow he thinks -- well, will tell you about that. the key for sorting all this out and much more. we are joined by, oh, yes. we will be talking a long, politics, foreign policy and, of course, a presidential race between president obama and governor romney. it is getting better all the time. stay with us. >> third world dictators behave like this if ronald reagan when the president? remember. maybe romney is taking a page out of that playbook. mike reagan is with us. varney and company, 920 eastern. ♪
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♪ lou: joining me now, the "a-team" great to have you with us. let me start with you. the president's speech today, he did not in conjunction with the state of israel say they are allied. he did not talk or mention once radical islam. or radical islamists, and he did not specifically call the attack against our consulates and the assassination of our ambassador a murder. he referred to it as a killing. what in the world? what is this administration thinking? >> i think this is a much tougher speech and he has ever delivered on this subject. i was really surprised. lou: this is the 2-week e anniversary of the murder of an american ambassador. >> is not want to talk about that.
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lou: i don't care what he wants to talk about. there are lots of things we don't want to talk about. does he not have the volition the talk? a eulogy for the ambassador. >> i read the speech. lou: i'm sorry, was there eulogy to the two u.s. s.e.a.l. who died protecting this man instead to his aide when he was attacked? >> very strong on the matters facing this country today. i don't know what else anyone could have wanted him to say that what he said today. he was strong, direct. he said -- [talking over each other] >> answer the question about white-collar the killing verses a murder. this was a cold-blooded murder, murders. why didn't he call it that? was to call it a terrorist act? >> there's an argument to be made is to be called a terrorist attack over murder. lou: he didn't, either. >> out of my pay grade. lou: he had two choices even by your calculation and he chose -- [talking over each other]
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lou: listen. ashley webster. lou: there was another speech across town, governor romney. the clinton initiative. by the way, he got a standing ovation. listen to how he began. >> if there is one thing we have learned in this election season, by the way, it is that a few words from bill clinton can do a man a lot of good. [laughter] [applause] >> all i have to do now is with a couple of days for that balance. lou: romney showing grace and a great sense of humor. more of that on the campaign trail. lou: unusual as that was. it was very, very -- ashley webster. >> he did not exactly say -- [talking over each other]
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lou: is there any truth that like president obama in the view , the clinton people were talking about romney as i can the? >> let's look. but let's face it, you know, it is amazing how can this -- [talking over each other] lou: you service the opporunity to confuse a lot of people. president obama referred to in south as i can be. by the way, the fact of the matter is, he did not have time for any war leaders because he was doing that. what do you think of that? what does that feel like inside? >> i think he spends a lot of time with greuel leaders. i don't think because they are here now we have to change everything. we have an election in 42 days. he needs to be reaching voters. >> wait a second. lou: i just want to understand. i want to understand. >> supposed to be running this country, talking to major national leaders.
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yet to be able to do that. lou: no way that he can do both things, be on the view, meet with or leaders to my campaign, run the country. it is a binary choice here. >> could not do what he did last time, 13 bilaterals, running for president. this is his major mission. just as his message is focused, is focused. lou: why did our delegation stacey did when the heat from iran stood up and threatened? why would this administration permit such an insult? >> there are probably working on their blackberries and forgot to see. they should have got up and they should have left. maybe they did not notice he was there. i don't know and i would not apologize for. lou: if it were you? >> if i were ambassador. >> the president should have ordered them to do it. lou: i want to apologize to the country of a run for calling
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their president in '88. >> i want to apologize for idiots. >> i think you call them a man at -- madman. lou: he may be more purposeful than i give him credit for. i should not call people names, and i apologize. his comments are bio, contemptible. the government's should not -- well, go away. you guys should always stay here. thank you so much for being with us. as a lightning and eliminating is expected. up next, one of your gives us his reason forecasting an early ballot. it is a doozy. you will check p.m. box and have your comments. stay with us. ♪ hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol
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lou: well time for your comments, jeff. >> ohio with his personal thoughts on early voting. lou, i live in october, i am voting october 2, i knew 4 years ago who i was not going to vote for this year. good for you. >> ann from texas, here is a new name for abc, cbs, and nbc, president obama's 3 stooges, still enjoy your shows. what does that mean still

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